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Twitter Pressuring Celebs And Publishers To Use Periscope

Twitter is reportedly telling celebrities and top publishers to use its live-video app Periscope in place of rival Meerkat. “Sources also say Twitter has been in touch with media companies that use Meerkat, going so far as to imply that if they don’t exclusively use Periscope, it could cut off their access to Amplify,” TechCrunch reports. “Amplify, in short, is Twitter’s answer to commercial TV.”

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